San Diego Jewish Book Fair Schedule

September 30, 2013


Nov. 2

7:30 p.m. OPENING NIGHT: Alan Dershowitz, Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law


Nov. 3

10 a.m. Cookbook Panel: Paula Shoyer, Holiday Kosher Baker: Traditional and Contemporary Holiday Desserts; Mark Russ Federman, Russ and Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built; and Dana Glasser and Andy Marcus, Everyday Gourmet with CHA

10 a.m. Bookapalooza: until 2 p.m.

noon Francesca Segal, The Innocents

noon Concert: Mama Doni

1 p.m. Campus Outreach: Ilan Benhamin, Masa: Stories of a Lone Soldier (City of Carlsbad)

2 p.m. Robert Price, Sol Price: Retail Revolutionary and Social Innovator

4 p.m. Campus Outreach: Ilan Benhamin, Masa: Stories of a Lone Soldier (UCSD)

5 p.m. Austin Ratner, In the Land of the Living: A Novel

7 p.m. Campus Outreach: Ilan Benhamin, Masa: Stories of a Lone Soldier (SDSU)

7:30 p.m. Naomi Schaefer Riley, ‘Til Faith Do Us Part: How Interfaith Marriage is Transforming America

Nov. 4

10 a.m. John Schwartz, Oddly Normal: One Family’s Struggle to Help their Teenage Son Come to Terms with His Sexuality

noon Helene Wecker, The Golem and the Jinni

2 p.m. Harriet Rossetto, Sacred Housekeeping: A Spirituality Memoir

4 p.m. Jonathan Kirsch, The Short, Strange Life of Herschel Grynszpan: A Boy Avenger, a Nazi Diplomat, and a Murder in Paris

7:30 p.m. David Harris-Gershon, What do you Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife?


Nov. 5

9 a.m. Marcus Freed, The Kosher Sutras: The Jewish Way in Yoga and Meditation

10 a.m. Susan Beilby Magee, Into the Light: The Healing Art of Kalman Aron

noon Hallie Ephron, There Was an Old Woman

2 p.m. Slash Coleman, The Bohemian Love Diaries: A Memoir

4 p.m. Matthew Levitt, Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God

7:30 p.m. Ambassador (Ret.) Daniel C. Kurtzer, The Peace Puzzle: America’s Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace 1989-2011


Nov. 7

11 a.m. Bintel Brief staged reading

7:30 p.m. Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, The Devil that Never Dies: The Rise and Threat of Global Antisemitism


Nov. 8

10 a.m. Tina Sutton, The Making of Markova: Diaghilev’s Baby Ballerina to Groundbreaking Icon

noon Stephen Shepard, Deadlines and Disruption: My Turbulent Path from Print to Digital and Lynn Povich, The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace

2 p.m. Seth Lerer, Prospero’s Son: Life, Books, Love and Theater


Nov. 9

7:30 p.m. An Evening of Comedy: Marion Grodin, author of Standing Up: A Memoir of a Funny (not always) Life; and Fred Stoller, Maybe We’ll Have you Back: The Life of a Perennial TV Guest Star


Nov. 10

10 a.m. Pam Jenoff, The Ambassador’s Daughter

11:30 a.m. Storytime at the PJ Library

noon Sheri Fink, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital

2 p.m. Alison Buckholtz, Standing By: The Making of an American Family in a Time of War

4 p.m. Jared Diamond, The World Until Yesterday: What Can we Learn from Traditional Societies?

7:30 p.m. Emily Bazelon, Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy


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